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Word of the Day – Feb. 3 – Omphaloskepsis

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Noun: Omphaloskepsis   (om-fuh-loh-SKEP-sis) Definition: Contemplation of one’s navel as part of a mystical exercise. Sample sentence: We sat cross-legged on the floor, touching our thumbs to our index fingers, deep in omphaloskepsis at the end of the yoga class.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 2 – Dalles

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Noun: Dalles  (DALZ) Definition: The rapids of the river running between the walls of a canyon or gorge. Sample sentence: The most exciting part of our trip was taking our raft through the dalles of the Colorado River near Horseshoe Bend in Arizona.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 2

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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 30 – Urticaria

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Noun: Urticaria  (er-tuh-KAIR-ee-uh) Definition: Hives. Sample sentence: The first sign of the patient’s allergic reaction to the medication was urticaria.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 30

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Do not compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is about.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 29 – Retronym

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Noun: Retronym  (REH-troh-nim) Definition: A term (such as an analog watch or snail mail) that is newly created and adopted to distinguish the original or older version form, or example of something from other, more recent versions, forms or examples. Sample sentence: First came the paperback book, differentiated from a book with a cloth or […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 29

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Success in life is not a matter so much of talent or opportunity, but of concentration and perseverence.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 28

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Just as every bit of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.    

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Word of the Day – Jan. 28 – Brobdingnagian

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Adjective: Brobdingnagian  (brob-ding-NAG-ee-un) Definition: Marked by tremendous size. Sample sentence: Our little dog was frightened by the brobdingnagian proportions of the statues in the park.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 27

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The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.    

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